John Jago

Blog posts

Thoughts, ideas, and reflections.

When a tool becomes a platform Growing on Twitter without wasting time 1,000 Twitter followers in one year? Personal blogs I enjoyed reading in 2023 𝕏/X/Twitter logo to copy and paste, and some history! Traits of blogs I genuinely enjoy reading A less heard of reason to single-task Effort is noticeable “Let me make money first” pricing One hour is a lot of time LLM precision problem Nothing is difficult, blame the tools Analytics aren’t evil Where most product marketing falls short Is typography commercially worth it? Feedback fuels progress Barely started projects I’ll never finish A consistent setup is a productivity hack Bye Linux, hello Mac Source Serif and Charter: a tale of two typefaces Take on less than you think To-do lists are terrible for your health Why do we append to digital documents? A new typeface for my blog I like living near a busy street A roundabout approach to solving problems Your level of zoom determines your audience Choosing good personal domain names After 2,000 resumes my eyes burn Serifs are back in business Tech is overrepresented in blogging No-code platforms cannot replace code Working for vs working with Depth first, then breadth How to make choices Great content that no one has ever heard of Measuring a personal blog’s success Be careful about overfitting when learning new skills Hiring is an intractable problem You can’t recommend books without context The discomfort compass Off to a good start